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A Purrfect Joke

Q: What color is a happy cat? A: Purr-ple! Explanation: Cats make two common sounds- they meow and they purr (they can also howl and screech but those sounds are not as common).  Purring is that low, rumble that you can feel on … Continue reading

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Catch and Release

Q: What can you catch but not throw? A: A cold! Explanation: Are you familiar with the expression, to catch a cold?  when you catch a cold you get a cold (runny nose, sneezing, maybe coughing, …) from someone else.  Cold sometimes means the … Continue reading

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Sweet Honey in the Hair

Q: Why do bees have sticky hair? A: They use honey combs! Explanation: You already know that bees make honey.  Honeycomb is where honey is stored in the hive.  The honeycomb is made of many hexagons (a 6 sided figure like a snowflake … Continue reading

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In a Single Bound

Q: Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State Building? A: Of course!  Buildings can’t jump! Explanation: Kangaroos are well known for being able to jump high and far with their powerful legs.  Buildings, on the other hand, cannot jump. This joke … Continue reading

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Sweet Swiss Music

Knock Knock. Who’s there? A little old lady. A little old lady who? I didn’t know you could yodel! Ah, the beauty of a knock knock joke and Alpine music.  Yodeling is a type of singing where the singer changes … Continue reading

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On Your Marks…

Q: How do you keep an elephant from charging? A: Take away its credit cards! Explanation: When an elephant runs towards you or something else, we say the elephant is charging, much like a bull might charge (run) at the cape of a … Continue reading

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Hamburger, No Helper

Q: What do you call a cow with no legs? A: Ground Beef! Explanation: Beef is a type of meat that comes from cows, cattle. When this meat is put through a grinder it is called ground beef.  Ground beef is … Continue reading

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